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  • News in Brief; May 21

    Crawford County hosting District 9 Farm Bureau summer picnic

     

    CRAWFORD COUNTY – Indiana Farm Bureau will host the annual District 9 summer picnic from 3 to 7 p.m. EDT Saturday, June 13, at the Crawford County Fairgrounds, located at 1095 State Road 66 in Marengo.

  • Bicentennial Torch Relay torchbearer nominations sought

    INDIANAPOLIS – Lt. Gov. Sue Ellspermann and the Indiana Office of Tourism Development announced the Indiana Bicentennial Torch Relay is now accepting torchbearer nominations from the public. Torchbearer nominations recognize Hoosiers who demonstrate exceptional public service, excellence in their profession, acts of heroism or volunteer service to their neighborhood, community, region or state.

  • JFK Pool to open June 3

    TELL CITY – The JFK Pool in Tell City will open at noon Wednesday, June 3, for the summer season.

    Hours for opening day only will be from noon to 5 p.m.

    Regular pool hours for the remainder of the season will be from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Saturday and from noon to 5 p.m. Sunday.

    Admission is $3 per person for anyone over 4 and older. Children 4 and younger are admitted for free.

    Pool passes are available at city hall or at the pool. Cost is $50 for a book of 20 passes.

  • Legion, Veterans of Foreign Wars post plan holiday-weekend tributes

    PERRY COUNTY – Monday we will observe Memorial Day, a day to reflect and honor the many soldiers who served our country and protected our freedom. 

    Memorial Day ceremonies for deceased area veterans, including service members killed during active duty, will take place Sunday and Monday, May 24 and 25.

  • Rural News; Gerald; May 21

    BY MARY S. SOMMER, News Correspondent, Phone 719-8423 — Our sympathy to the family of Bessie Kincaid, who passed away on May 8, 2015, at the Oakwood Health Campus.

    Also to Candy Boerste’s family, we extended our condolences. She passed away at the Perry County memorial hospital on Wednesday, May 13, 2015.

  • Rural News; DOOLITTLE MILLS; May 21

    By SHEILA E. BORDEN, News Correspondent, Phone 843-5341 —  The St. Meinrad Legion Post 366 and Ladies Auxiliary will make its annual visit to local cemeteries this coming Sunday morning, May 24. 

    The group will begin the memorial services with its first stop at the Doolittle Mills Cemetery at approximately 7:20 a.m. 

    Everyone is welcome to attend and show support for this worthwhile event as we remember the departed.

    The Perry Central Senior Class of 2015 will graduate at 2 p.m. this coming Sunday afternoon, May 24.

  • Scouts remember veterans
  • Rural News; ST. CROIX; May 21
  • Derby association will have to pay to move swing set

    By LARRY GOFFINET

    Sports Editor

     

    TELL CITY – If users of Mulzer Park in Derby want to keep a swing set there, the Derby Community Association will have to pay to move it.

    The swing set is currently located in the lower part of the park, close to the Ohio River. The river rises above the bottom of the swing set nearly every year, washing away the sand and other fill materials beneath the swings, and such cushioning is required beneath public swing sets under state law.

  • Memorial Day ceremonies to honor military heroes

    PERRY COUNTY – Next week is Memorial Day, a day to reflect and honor the many soldiers who served our country and protected our freedom. 

    Memorial Day ceremonies for deceased Perry County veterans, including service members killed during active duty, will take place Memorial Day weekend, Sunday and Monday, May 24 and 25.